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Manual Update Galaxy S Advance I9070 with DXAMD1 Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware

Galaxy S Advance logoSamsung Galaxy S Advance I9070 smartphone can now be updated with the Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware which has been officially released by Samsung. This firmware is dubbed as DXAMD1 which comes with many bug fixes and new features which also includes the Multi Window capability. So, before we proceed to check on how you can apply this update, you need to make sure that you have followed all the quick pre requisites which we have mentioned below.

Pre Requisites:

  • All the data in your Galaxy S Advance I9070 should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps,

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode in your computer from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Also, the minimum battery life should be a minimum of 40% or else there is a risk of device getting turned Off in the middle of firmware update.

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.

Let’s proceed to the next step where we have mentioned the detailed procedure to apply this update in your phone.

Update Galaxy S Advance I9070 with Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware:

  • Download DXAMD1 Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware of Galaxy S Advance I9070 Package and Odin from here to your computer. Once downloaded, you need to extract both the files in your computer.
  • Open Odin in your computer. Download Mode in Galaxy S Advance I9070 Package can be entered by first turning Off the device and then hold Volume Down Rocker Key + Menu Button and then Power ON the device. Once the device is booted and you see the Download Mode Green Robot, you can release the button combos.
  • Connect your device to the computer with the help of original USB cable and then you will see that the ID : COM section will turn Yellow / Green, indicating that all the drivers are installed successfully.
  • Click on “PDA” to select the tar file which you got from the firmware package to click on “Start” to start the process of firmware update. Once the firmware update process is completed which will be mentioned in the ODIN, the Galaxy S Advance I9070 device will be rebooted.
  • As soon as you see the Language preferences or the Home Screen, you need to disconnect the device from computer and enjoy using your phone.

Note: If the device gets into the boot loop sequence or say gets stuck in the welcome screen, just re insert the battery and re follow the above instructions so as to again follow the above mentioned instructions.

So there you go, you have now successfully updated your phone with the latest Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware in your Galaxy S Advance I9070. Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues in the process of firmware update in the comments section as we will try our level best to sort out the same.



  1. sanalmadatheth

    June 2, 2013 at 5:46 pm

    Long pressed the back button, but the multi window tab does not appear on the quick settings panel.Plz give more details of multi window activation.

  2. sanalmadatheth

    June 2, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    I had followed ur documentation and successfully flashed DXAMD1.Thanks a lot.Now it does not hang or lag, but the multi window feature is not seen.Can u please help me.

    • Pradeep Neela

      June 2, 2013 at 3:39 pm

      just long press the Back button and you should see it

      • sanalmadatheth

        June 2, 2013 at 9:00 pm

        Long pressed the back button but the multi window tab does not appear on quick settings.Please give details of enabling and activating it.Expecting ur support.

  3. sujit sonawane

    May 29, 2013 at 7:04 am

    I update my galaxy advance S with 4.1 but my phone going to slow and heng so what should be solution for that problem.. ? Pls. Guide

    • Pradeep Neela

      June 1, 2013 at 1:14 pm

      you need to clear the cache from the recovery mode

    • veritovdr

      June 14, 2013 at 1:05 am

      I recommend India Rom for the I9070 , i have tried several, German, brasilian and Indian. The one that works perfectly fast, lo lags, no frizzes , is the Indian. If you try it will note the difference!! You can download it here Wish i could help you!!

  4. Ali Ibrabima

    May 29, 2013 at 2:48 am

    I Get Upgrade My S Advance Gt-I9070 To New Software Its Nice & Good BuT I Need It To Support Arabic If U Can Help

  5. jomes

    May 26, 2013 at 7:35 pm

    5 would like to get an update for galaxy s advance i9003
    i tried the ics update but it had many troubles… so i would like to get a jelly been update…please help me

    • Pradeep Neela

      May 26, 2013 at 7:57 pm

      we will come out with the same for galaxy s advance

  6. Arun sasi

    May 22, 2013 at 4:10 pm

    I had upgraded the older baseband version of jelly bean relased by samsung to DXAMD1. but it is not showing any multi window fearure in display options.. the firmware looks same as the previous one..

  7. dayah

    May 21, 2013 at 1:28 am

    is this update made the phone lagging or working slow like unofficial jelly bean updates which ever exist ?

  8. Sameer kumar

    May 20, 2013 at 12:39 am

    As I never rooted my phone so I am nervous to update my phone but I really like to update. can I update my phone through Samsung service centre

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